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SGS & CGS Discovery Day at Edinburgh College of Art Friday 8th Sept 2023

An inspiring day when you will meet like-minded artists and discover their glass passion and journeys. Member and Student rates available. Unfortunately this event was cancelled at short notice due to issues at ECA which were beyond the control of SGS and CGG. We are arranging to hold Zoom sessions in January and February 2024 […]

‘Mapping the Future’ – Read the report

Mapping the Future: The Role of the Scottish Glass Society in Sustaining and Developing the Glass Sector in Scotland   In our 40th anniversary year, we seized the opportunity to take stock of what we had achieved; what the current needs of our members and the wider Scottish glass sector were; and what was needed to […]

SGS at GAS

The Glass Art Society is taking its 2020 conference online after cancelling the event due to be held in Sweden due to the global pandemic, and The Scottish Glass Society is delighted to be part of the virtual event. We will be hosting two sets of online talks featuring artist discussing work they exhibited at […]

HNC Art and Design Art Glass

Booking open for City of Glasgow College 2020-21 HNC Art and Design: Art Glass. The course offers the exciting challenge to explore your creativity through glass. You will use glass as a form of artistic expression in this project-based course to allow you to develop design skills and to explore a range of glass materials […]

The Tom Young Mentoring Programme

We are delighted to be working with Karen Somerville, Director of Angel’s Share on a new mentoring programme for Scottish-based members who do lamp working and want to develop their skills into a business. Karen will mentor one person between April 2020 and January 2021 meeting up to 7 times. There is a budget of […]

Celebrating 40 years of volunteers!

Dr Jessamy Kelly presented to our AGM earlier this month to highlight some of the key people who have been involved in SGS over the years and you can now download her presentation to see a celebration of the work of some of those who have contributed over the years. We’re the first to admit […]

Become an SGS Board Member

The Scottish Glass Society is seeking new board members to support its membership as we plan for the future. SGS is celebrating it’s 40th anniversary this year and, as well as honouring the occassion with a range of events and exhibitions, we have been taking a look at what we do and how members and […]

Artists Announced for Celebration!

We are delighted to be exhibiting these artists in our 40th anniversary open exhibition at Trades Hall from 18 – 25 September. Carolyn Barlow, Ashley Brammer, George Browning, Elizabeth Cull, Junko Eager, Judith Ann Glennie, Steven Graham, Kate Henderson, Kirsty Jamieson, Alison Jardine, Tim Kirman, Sharon Le Marinel, Catherine Lowe, Chris MacCormick, Wilma Mackenzie, Catherine Macleod, […]

SGS in the news

We were delighted to get coverage in the local press for On the Edge at North Lands Creative and look forward to sharing more coverage as the 40th celebrations continue. Inverness Courier John O’ Groats Journal The Herald

Artists announced for ‘On The Edge’

We are delighted to announce the selected artists for our 2019 On the Edge exhibition: Gregory Alliss Carolyn Basing Catherine Carr Hannah Gibson Siobhan Healy Jessamy Kelly Alison Kinnaird Pinkie Maclure Brett Manley Inge Panneels Lauren Puckett Annica Sandstrom and David Kaplan Cathryn Shilling Amanda Simmons Moonju Suh Laura Turner Rosheen Young We look forward […]